FARMINGTON, Conn., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Fire & Security has aligned its United States fire and security services businesses under the Chubb brand, providing a new, more seamless interface to customers. Multiple service entities that are part of UTC Fire & Security, including Detection Logic, Fire Systems Inc. (FSI), Florida State Fire and Security (FSFS) and Red Hawk, are now known as Chubb, a UTC Fire & Security Company. UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
"The transition is more than changing our name – we are transforming our business and are committed to providing the highest standard of service, professionalism and quality for our customers," said Sean Flint, President of UTC Fire & Security's services business in the Americas. "Above everything, we are in the business of protecting property and safeguarding lives, and we remain committed to and passionate about doing that."
Founded in 1818, Chubb has a rich history and strong reputation in the life safety and security services. With nearly 10,000 technicians and more than 400 locations, Chubb serves more than one million customers worldwide. The company offers cost effective solutions that include installation, service, test & inspection and monitoring of fire/life safety systems, electronic and physical security solutions, and ATM services.
"Centralizing the service businesses in the U.S. aligns with UTC Fire & Security's long term global strategy," said Flint. "Our fire and security service businesses in Canada, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Netherlands, France and Belgium have already been consolidated under the Chubb name."
The U.S. businesses that will combine under the Chubb brand include Antronnix, CalProtection, Detection Logic, Diversified Fire Products, Fire Systems Inc., Florida State Fire & Security, HFP Corporation, Lane Fire & Safety, Pratt Landry Associates, John W. Polhemus, Red Hawk, and Vantronics Security Systems.
The new Chubb fire and security services business in the U.S. will migrate to a single website, phone number and identity for vehicles and uniforms. For further information go to www.chubbfs.com.
About UTC Fire & Security
UTC Fire & Security provides fire safety and security solutions to more than 1 million customers worldwide. Headquartered in Connecticut, UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., which provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide. More information about UTC Fire & Security can be found at http://www.utcfireandsecurity.com.
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